Kick up your kilt for some good ol’ fashioned caber tossing. Don your wand for a day amongst magical fairies. Hoist your mizzen mast for a pirate or privateer adventure. Polish your shied for that special, Spartan day. Ready yourself for Renaissance fun. Or put awesomest early-American outfit for a reenactment of the Revolution, War of 1812, or the Civil War. In Maryland, you’re never too late to make the party with these outstanding out-of-time events!
1 Southern Maryland Celtic Festival
April 29, 2017
This festival is a "Local Legacy" project of the Library of Congress’ Bicentennial. The Festival and Highland Gathering celebrates the heritage of the Breton, Cornish, Irish, Manx, Scots, and Welsh.
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10515 Mackall Rd
St. Leonard, MD 20685
2 SpartaCon III
April 29-30, 2017
Fan convention for fans of the STARZ series, Spartacus and of Roman culture. Special guests.
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11765 St. Linus Dr
Waldorf, MD 20602
3 17th Annual Mid-Maryland Celtic Festival
May 13, 2017
Experience Scotland and the Celtic nations. Family-oriented. Honors veterans and wounded warriors. Highland games; Celtic rock. Traditional music; bagpipes; dog friendly. Rain or shine. Ages 12 & under free.
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Mount Airy Fire Department Carnival Grounds
Mount Airy, MD 21771
4 Princess and Pirate Tea Party
May 20, 2017
Join a royal swashbuckling adventure at the historic Brice House. The afternoon will entertain young princesses and pirates with crafts, games, music, and tea party! Dress as your favorite pirate/princess.
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186 Prince George St
Annapolis, MD 21401
5 Fair Hill Scottish Games
May 20, 2017
Over 500 competitors & performers from around the world competing in music, dancing, athletic & other events. Enjoy a day of celebrating Scottish and Celtic culture.
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300 Tawes Dr
Elkton, MD 21921
6 Baltimore Faerie Faire
May 20, 2017
All day Baltimore Faerie Festival. Creativity in costume, crafts, music, dance, art and attitude, the Faire welcomes young and old, dreamers and doers, artists and patrons of the arts.
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2629 Huntingdon Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21211
7 Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival
May 26-28, 2017
Festival celebrating colonial history: re-enactment, craft vendors, entertainment, children's activities, parade, food, distance run. Sunday: beer and wine tasting.
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Chestertown, MD 21620
8 Garrett County Celtic Festival
June 3, 2017
Celebrating Appalachia's Celtic heritage in Friendsville's beautiful riverfront park with celtic bands, pipes & drums, dancers, storytellers, sheepherding, highland athletes, art & food vendors.
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Friendsville Town Park Old River Rd.
Friendsville, MD 21531
9 Maryland Faerie Festival
June 9-11, 2017
Yes, we believe in Faeries! Through the Faerie heritage, we encourage love, cooperation, peace, harmony and respect for all beings, along with a pinch of mischief!
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2564 Silver Road
Darlington, MD 21034
10 Havre de Grace Pirate Fest
June 10-11, 2017
Pirate Encampment with pirate demonstrations of living and swashbuckling skills. Music, food, and activities for the whole family. Also Pirate 5K, Pirate Pub Crawl.
Havre de Grace
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817 Conesteo St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
11 Pirates on the Potomac
July 22, 2017
Pre-Registration required; ages 4 to 9 years old, am & pm sessions. Each child will receive a pirate name, walks the plank,can get Pirate tattoos. Pirate attire encouraged for the Costume Contest.
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44720 Lighthouse Rd
Piney Point, MD 20674
12 Living History Scottish Weekend
August 12-13, 2017
Learn about Scottish history in the colonial era and how Scots helped form Maryland culture by joining the Appin Historical Society for a weekend of fun.
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839 Londontown Rd
Edgewater, MD 21037
13 Renaissance Festival of Maryland
August 26 - October 22, 2017
The 27 acre Village of Revel Grove comes to life each autumn with more than 200 professional performers on ten stages, authentic combat armored jousting on magnificent steeds and streets filled with village characters. Join His Most Royal Highness King Henry VIII in the forests and glades with over 140 artisans exhibiting crafts in their own renaissance shops, five taverns featuring cool libations, 42 food and beverage emporiums providing a vast array of succulent and sweet treats to sate even the most hearty of appetites.
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1821 Crownsville Road
Annapolis, MD 21401